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Goodies is The Good Search blog category for things we use to make our life (and work) easier. The Good Search CEO Krista Bradford offers up our favorite books, genius apps, and presentations designed to make work easier. We regularly use these goodies in retained executive search, executive recruiting, and technology recruitment of board and C-level senior executives and technologists. We frequently share these goodies with our clients and friends outside the world of recruitment.

Keep Calm and Search On | Executive Search Meme

Keep Calm and Search On If you search smarter, you really can “Keep Calm and Search On”. Our retained search brand The Good Search created the "Keep Calm and Search On" graphic and new take on the classic Internet meme to share with our friends. Searching smarter...

The Good Search Toolkit: Genius Apps

The Good Search ToolKit Overview The Good Search Toolkit is designed to help us deal with information overload. You have to find a way to handle all that data or it will crush you.  So today I am sharing a few basic Rules and a Toolkit -- our curated lists of apps --...

Laszlo Bock | Work Rules Book and Video

Work Rules! (And So Does Laszlo Bock) Laszlo Bock is the innovative, data-driven human resources director who helped transform Google's workforce and culture. He worked there for a decade. He has stepped down to found Humu, a machine learning company that wants to...

An Experiment in Longevity | Elysium Basis

An Experiment in Longevity As the CEO of a technology executive search firm, we are a nerdy recruiting practice. That is why we share our favorite technology recruiting scenes from the hit HBO series Silicon Valley, It is also why scientific experiments hold a certain...

Recruit Passive Candidates | Slideshare

Recruit Passive Candidates | Slideshare A powerpoint presentation that we created about how to recruit passive candidates. With few exceptions, the best-of-the-best candidates are passive candidates. Most are not actively looking for a job because they are engaged in...

Candidate Sourcing Slideshare

Candidate Sourcing SlideShare A presentation I put together about candidate sourcing called The Art of Identifying and Recruiting Passive Candidates. (See below). How you identify, profile, qualify, and, ultimately, recruit passive candidates is what ultimately...

Outliers: The Story of Success

Outliers In his book Outliers, Author Malcolm Gladwell asks the question: what makes high-achievers different? His answer is that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like, and too little attention to where they are from: that is, their culture,...

Cybersecurity Classic The Art of Deception

Cybersecurity Classic The Art of Deception The Art of Deception is a brilliant cybersecurity book written by legendary hacker Kevin Mitnick. In stunning detail, he shares how social engineering works -- how he and other hackers con people into giving up passwords,...

The Soul of Leadership: Unlocking Your Potential for Greatness

The Soul of Leadership The Soul of Leadership is a dimension worth cultivating in one's career. Mindfulness is playing an increasing role in all areas of our lives. It repeatedly yields positive results. So it stands to reason that honoring the spiritual side of our...

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business‎

The Power of Habit The power of habit is a power you can harness. So, before you decide to eliminate or add a new habit,  check out this book by Pulitzer Prize-winning business reporter Charles Duhigg. He details what science now knows about why habits exist and how...

Webinar on Smarter Executive Recruiting

Smarter Executive Recruiting The Good Search webinar on smarter executive recruiting is about reaching beyond the same old executive recruiting resources for a competitive advantage. If you head the executive search function for an internal executive recruiting team...